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Fire crews battle Klawer Valley fire on Table Mountain

The fire started on Tuesday night on SANDF property and has spread to the Table Mountain National Park.

FILE: Working on Fire members attend to a blaze. Picture: @wo_fire/Twitter

CAPE TOWN – Seventy firefighters and two helicopters are trying to contain a fire at Klawer Valley on Table Mountain.

The fire started on Tuesday night on SANDF property and has spread to the Table Mountain National Park.

A south-easterly wind is again forecasted which raises the fire danger Index.

SANParks spokesperson Merle Collins says: “The fire in Klawer Valley is not contained. The wind is making it very difficult.”

Firefighters have also been trying to contain fires in Gordon’s Bay, Simon’s Town, Atlantis and Cape Town's CBD over the past 24 hours.

WATCH: Cape ablaze: 2 fires ravage WC simultaneously

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